Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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View of the Mausoleum of the Emperor Hadrian, (Now Called Castel S. Angelo) from the Rear (Veduta del Mausoleo d’Elio Adriano (ora chiamato Castello S. Angelo) nella parte opposta alla Facciata dentro al Castello),

From Views of Rome Drawn and Etched by Giambattista Piranesi, Venetian Architect (Vedute di Roma disegnate ed incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto Ve[nez]iano)

Etching on laid paper

Second of four states

Dimensions (Plate): 440 x 564 mm (17.3 x 22.2 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Piranesi Archit. dis. et inc.”

Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807

Accession number: 1973.D1.38.77

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), before 1953

Bibliography: 1792 cat. no. 53; Focillon 743; Hind 30; Wilton-Ely 170.

Work Type: print

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